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86 [eighty-six]

Questions – Past tense 2

Questions – Past tense 2

86 [ochenta y seis]

Preguntas – Pretérito 2

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Which tie did you wear? ¿-u--corb-t- t- pusiste? ¿Qué corbata te pusiste? ¿-u- c-r-a-a t- p-s-s-e- ------------------------ ¿Qué corbata te pusiste?
Which car did you buy? ¿-ué-co-h--te---- co-----o? ¿Qué coche te has comprado? ¿-u- c-c-e t- h-s c-m-r-d-? --------------------------- ¿Qué coche te has comprado?
Which newspaper did you subscribe to? ¿A-q-é-p--ió--co -e --s -us-r---? ¿A qué periódico te has suscrito? ¿- q-é p-r-ó-i-o t- h-s s-s-r-t-? --------------------------------- ¿A qué periódico te has suscrito?
Who did you see? ¿--q-i-- -a--is-o-(-s-ed-? ¿A quién ha visto (usted)? ¿- q-i-n h- v-s-o (-s-e-)- -------------------------- ¿A quién ha visto (usted)?
Who did you meet? ¿A-q-i-n--- ha -n-o--r-do-(us---)? ¿A quién se ha encontrado (usted)? ¿- q-i-n s- h- e-c-n-r-d- (-s-e-)- ---------------------------------- ¿A quién se ha encontrado (usted)?
Who did you recognize? ¿--q-ié--h- re-onoc--o (--ted-? ¿A quién ha reconocido (usted)? ¿- q-i-n h- r-c-n-c-d- (-s-e-)- ------------------------------- ¿A quién ha reconocido (usted)?
When did you get up? ¿A qu--h--a s---- leva-t-do---s--d-? ¿A qué hora se ha levantado (usted)? ¿- q-é h-r- s- h- l-v-n-a-o (-s-e-)- ------------------------------------ ¿A qué hora se ha levantado (usted)?
When did you start? ¿- q-é ---a h- e-p--a--------d-? ¿A qué hora ha empezado (usted)? ¿- q-é h-r- h- e-p-z-d- (-s-e-)- -------------------------------- ¿A qué hora ha empezado (usted)?
When did you finish? ¿A qu---ora h--te---n-d-? ¿A qué hora ha terminado? ¿- q-é h-r- h- t-r-i-a-o- ------------------------- ¿A qué hora ha terminado?
Why did you wake up? ¿--- qué-se--a-d-----t-d--(-ste-)? ¿Por qué se ha despertado (usted)? ¿-o- q-é s- h- d-s-e-t-d- (-s-e-)- ---------------------------------- ¿Por qué se ha despertado (usted)?
Why did you become a teacher? ¿-or -u- -e-h-z- (-sted)-ma--t-o? ¿Por qué se hizo (usted) maestro? ¿-o- q-é s- h-z- (-s-e-) m-e-t-o- --------------------------------- ¿Por qué se hizo (usted) maestro?
Why did you take a taxi? ¿-o- -u- ha--o-i-o-/-t--ad--(---)-(-s-e---u--ta-i? ¿Por qué ha cogido / tomado (am.) (usted) un taxi? ¿-o- q-é h- c-g-d- / t-m-d- (-m-) (-s-e-) u- t-x-? -------------------------------------------------- ¿Por qué ha cogido / tomado (am.) (usted) un taxi?
Where did you come from? ¿D- -ó-de h--ven-do-(-s-ed)? ¿De dónde ha venido (usted)? ¿-e d-n-e h- v-n-d- (-s-e-)- ---------------------------- ¿De dónde ha venido (usted)?
Where did you go? ¿A---nde ha-----(---ed-? ¿A dónde ha ido (usted)? ¿- d-n-e h- i-o (-s-e-)- ------------------------ ¿A dónde ha ido (usted)?
Where were you? ¿Dó-d--ha--st-do----t-d)? ¿Dónde ha estado (usted)? ¿-ó-d- h- e-t-d- (-s-e-)- ------------------------- ¿Dónde ha estado (usted)?
Who did you help? ¿- --ié- --- ay--a-o? ¿A quién has ayudado? ¿- q-i-n h-s a-u-a-o- --------------------- ¿A quién has ayudado?
Who did you write to? ¿A-q-i-n--e h---escri--? ¿A quién le has escrito? ¿- q-i-n l- h-s e-c-i-o- ------------------------ ¿A quién le has escrito?
Who did you reply to? ¿A -u--n -e-has r--po-d--o-- con----a-o? ¿A quién le has respondido / contestado? ¿- q-i-n l- h-s r-s-o-d-d- / c-n-e-t-d-? ---------------------------------------- ¿A quién le has respondido / contestado?

Bilingualism improves hearing

People who speak two languages hear better. They can distinguish between different sounds more accurately. An American study has come to this conclusion. Researchers tested several teenagers. Part of the test subjects grew up bilingual. These teenagers spoke English and Spanish. The other part of the subjects only spoke English. The young people had to listen to a particular syllable. It was the syllable ‘da’. It didn't belong to either of the languages. The syllable was played for the test subjects using headphones. At the same time, their brain activity was measured with electrodes. After this test the teenagers had to listen to the syllable again. This time, however, they could hear many disruptive sounds as well. There were various voices saying meaningless sentences. The bilingual individuals reacted very strongly to the syllable. Their brain showed a lot of activity. They could identify the syllable exactly, with and without the disruptive sounds. The monolingual individuals were not successful. Their hearing was not as good as the bilingual test subjects. The result of the experiment surprised researchers. Until then it was only known that musicians have an especially good ear. But it appears that bilingualism also trains the ear. People that are bilingual are constantly confronted with different sounds. Therefore, their brain must develop new abilities. It learns how to distinguish different linguistic stimuli. Researchers are now testing how language skills affect the brain. Maybe hearing can still benefit when a person learns languages later in life…